Yaoi Press is the number one publisher of global
yaoi manga in North America. What separates us from other major
Western publishers of yaoi is that most of our books are not reprints
from Japan and Korea. Most graphic novels we publish are rated
for Mature Readers, which generally means ages 16 and older.
Yaoi Press started in 2004 and has put out 45 yaoi
publications. Our titles are have been published in German, Italian,
Spanish, and Polish. Yaoi Press has licensed and translated work
from Italy and Spain. Studio Kosen of Spain, M.A. Sambre of France,
Dany&Dany and Le Peruggine of Italy, and many other incredibly
talented creators have made their English language debut with
Yaoi Press creates unique fan merchandise including
messenger bags, cell phone holders, parasols, buttons, coloring
books, novelty items, and backpacks. We are the company behind
the gorgeous yaoi poker deck illustrated by Studio Kosen.
A large part of our business happens at Anime conventions,
which we tour continuously throughout the year. Yaoi Press often
brings special guests to shows, and has a dealers booth offering
merchandise from all Yaoi Publishers.
In between shows fans can visit our virtual yaoi
dealers booth via our online store Everythingyaoi.com.
We always sell our titles at a steep discount there. We also offer
discounted yaoi from numerous other publishers. Customers receive
free gifts for their loyalty, and there is low cost shipping available
Yaoi Press has business alliances with Netcomics
and Digital Manga for the online distribution of our books at
Netcomics.com and Emanga.com.
Yaoi Press works with Fika Publishing for iPhone distribution
of our graphic novels. We plan to have all our current titles
published for download on the Kindle via Amazon.com by the end
Yaoi Press has teamed with the illustrious Studio
Kosen to launch Yaoi Prose
in December 2009. Yaoi Prose will have illustrated ebooks based
on Kosen's popular Saihoshi graphic novel, and based on characters
from the Winter Demon series.
SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN
We are currently looking for talented manga-style artists who
can draw beautiful men. Please introduce yourself in a brief email
and submit a link where we can view your samples online. DO NOT
SEND EMAIL ATTACHMENTS. Please do not link to a file-sharing site
that hinders access to your samples. We will only reply to those
submissions we're interested in. Email info (at) yaoipress.com
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